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Book Competition: The E Myth

Time and again this is the book I recommend to aspiring business owners – not only because it is a good basis for a solid business, but also because it’s telling people they need to systemise and outsource – and that’s what using a VA is all about! Not that we’re the best at taking…

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Sale Now On!

We’re having a sale… Get your SVA Goodies at a very discounted price until end of February.  We even flung in some juicy extras. There’s a few here even I had forgotten about – time to stock up on your reading!

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A Day in the Life…by Imogen Bowen

Hello and Welcome to my World (or at least a snapshot of it). This is my Life in a Day as a VA. 6:15am My mornings can be hectic so I often start early and reply to any urgent emails from clients in different time zones before everyone wakes up. 7:00am The laptop is safely…

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Early Xmas Pressie – SVA Inspiration!

Before we wind down for Christmas, let’s get a plan in place for the New Year!  Introducing the Society Of Virtual Assistants Inspiration Sheet… Print it out, put it on your wall, and when you come back after the holidays, use it to get your butt in gear and your business moving forward. SVA Inspiration…

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Email Management – great example!

I got a great example of email management the other day – posted straight to my inbox no less! For those of you who battle with the Zero Inbox policy, this might be a gentler version of managing your emails. Here it is in all its glory:

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Social Media Training

Well you asked for it in the UK VA Survey – social media training scored as one of the main areas which you need help with… So we sorted it out for you! Free Webinar: Social Media Thurs 24th Nov @ 8pm.

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Co-working: nothing ventured, nothing gained!

Jayne Graham, Founding Director of spaceontap.com and Colleagues on Tap, guest blogs about why co-working’s good for homeworkers and virtual businesses. Jayne started her career as an office-based PA in 1986, and went on to run a £24 million turnover national recruitment business until she returned to her native North East in 2000.  Jayne has…

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The impossible deadline…

Have you met the “I need it now!” client?  Invariably they will classify all their work as urgent and expect you to drop whatever you’re doing to sort out their stuff instantaneously – and interrupt you with 43 phone calls until it’s in their hands! Now the weird thing is, these clients are potentially your…

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